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Baby Acne Treatment Wilmington DE

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Mara Gotileb, MD
(302) 651-4000
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dupont Pediatrics Philadelphia Pike
(302) 761-4660
222 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Kathleen Ann Bowes, MD
(302) 652-1616
1608 N Lincoln St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Allegheny Univ Of Hlth Sciences, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 2003

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Rheumatology Consultants
(302) 655-0121
1902 North Scott Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Laura Ann Rybachak, MD
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 2001

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Rose C Graham-Maar, MD
910 Lovering Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Laura Lundgren, MD
(302) 654-3781
1300 Shallcross Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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Luft Jay D MD
(302) 658-0404
2300 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 2A
Wilmington, DE
 
Stacey Beth Garfield, MD
Apt 3 1416 N Van Buren St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Robert A Avery, DO
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 2003

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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